sermon: the voice of the good shepherd

Dearest readers, I really hope to return to writing something other than sermons soon. Honestly. But I'm in the midst of applications and interviews, and between those and sermon writing and other ministry gifts and curses, my words have disappeared temporarily. However, I'm in the process of starting a blipfoto account which requires fewer words…

sermon: the night will be clear as day

Here's the sermon I preached at High Mass on Easter Sunday. Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb. On Good Friday, I offered a series of reflections on the people that walked in darkness, three characters from John’s gospel who, as it were,…

reflection: the people that walked in darkness (i)

 John 13.21-30 21 After saying this Jesus was troubled in spirit, and declared, ‘Very truly, I tell you, one of you will betray me.’ 22The disciples looked at one another, uncertain of whom he was speaking. 23One of his disciples—the one whom Jesus loved—was reclining next to him; 24Simon Peter therefore motioned to him to ask…